Crime

Turkey asks Germany to extradite top coup suspect

Aug 16, 2017

Turkey has formally asked Berlin to arrest and extradite a top suspect behind last year's failed coup attempt following reports suggesting that he has been spotted in Germany

Russian ex-minister on trial lays the blame on Putin ally

Aug 16, 2017

A Russian ex-economic development minister on trial for allegedly accepting a $2 million cash bribe has accused the head of Russia's largest oil company of setting him up

Racial politics haunt GOP in the Trump era

Aug 16, 2017

The fight over a Confederate monument in Charlottesville, Virginia, has thrown a spotlight on the Republican Party's struggle with race in the age of Donald Trump

Owner: Cafe probed in death of broadcaster's wife was closed

Aug 16, 2017

The owner of Connecticut restaurant being investigated by alcohol regulators in connection with the car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman says the business was closed the day she died

Philippine police now say 32 drug suspects killed in 1 day

Aug 16, 2017

Philippine police say an updated report shows anti-drug operations in a northern province this week left 32 alleged drug offenders dead _ 11 more than earlier reported as the highest toll in a single day in President Rodrigo Duterte's 'war on drugs'

Israel demolishes West Bank home of Palestinian attacker

Aug 16, 2017

Israeli military bulldozes home of Palestinian man who killed three Israelis last month

Lawyer: Baylor settles with woman who said rape was ignored

Aug 16, 2017

Attorneys for a woman who filed a lawsuit against Baylor University accusing it of ignoring her reported rape by a football player say the case is settled.

Mexico judge orders new probe in 2014 killings by soldiers

Aug 16, 2017

A Mexican judge has ordered federal authorities to investigate whether army commanders played any role in the killing by soldiers of 22 suspected criminals at a warehouse three years ago, a case that became one of the country's biggest abuse scandals

Los Angeles officers justified in fatal shooting of man, 18

Aug 16, 2017

A civilian oversight board has found Los Angeles police officers acted within policy in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man that sparked several Black Lives Matter protests

Charlottesville driver previously accused of beating mother

Aug 16, 2017

Police records show the driver charged with killing a woman at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville was previously accused of beating his mother and threatening her with a knife